Project Management Online Master's Degree
About Online Learning at Wentworth:
Online learning for graduate students at Wentworth Institute of Technology provides a flexible and accessible educational experience, allowing students to engage with coursework, faculty, and peers from anywhere in the world. This model leverages a digital platform to deliver high-quality collaborative, faculty-led opportunities, accommodating those who need to balance their studies with other professional or personal commitments.
Online Asynchronous Learning
Asynchronous online learning for graduate students at Wentworth Institute of Technology offers a high degree of flexibility, allowing students to access course materials, lectures, and assignments at any time that suits their schedule. This model of learning, which does not require real-time interaction, enables students to balance their education with other commitments, while still benefiting from the institute's rigorous academic standards and resources
Learn by Doing
Hands-on, experiential learning opportunities will give you the skills and knowledge you need to deliver a project on time, on budget and within scope. Complete strategic coursework in agile techniques, managing trouble projects, and managing portfolios and programs.
Learn the fundamental principles of project management including communication, decision making, execution, strategic development, team management, business acumen, technology and critical thinking. And develop the essential leadership, organizational and problem-solving skills in demand by over 65% of today’s top employers. Top off your experience with a capstone project, integrating what you’ve learned and the skills you’ve developed to solve real-world challenges.
Full-time students can finish in a year and part-time can complete in 20 months.
Who Should Apply
Wentworth students enrolled in any undergraduate major may apply to the Project Management Master of Science. If you are a senior, enrolled in 17 or fewer credits during the summer semester, you can enroll in one of the Project Management Master of Science courses at no additional charge.
For all other applicants, prior project management experience is required. Students who do not have any prior project management experience or coursework, must take a self-paced PMI course prior to enrolling in the fall.
Project Management in the World
According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), demand project managers is growing faster than demand for workers in other occupations. Through 2027, the project-management labor force is expected to grow by over 33 percent, creating 22 million new jobs, and over 87 million professionals employed as project managers. As more and more organizations look to hire project managers, a new set of “power” skills is emerging.
Wentworth Institute of Technology is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).
In the Master of Science in Project Management program, students will gain valuable, hands-on experience in initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing a project on time and on budget; using the latest project management software and technology. Our unique mix of courses, including Troubled Projects, ERP, and Virtual Project Management, will give students a competitive advantage in today’s rapidly changing project management environment.
View the Course Catalog below for information about program requirements.
Total credits for degree: 30
Course List Course Title Credits Required Courses MGMT7025 PROJECT SCHEDULING & COST PLANNING 3 MGMT7125 RISK MANAGEMENT 3 or MGMT7130 EMERGENCY RISK MANAGEMENT MGMT7225 PROJECT TEAM BUILDING & LEADERSHIP 3 MGMT7325 AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT 3 MGMT7425 MANAGING TROUBLED PROJECTS 3 MGMT7450 COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES 3 MGMT7525 GLOBAL & VIRTUAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT 3 MGMT7625 MANAGING ERP SYSTEMS 3 MGMT7725 PORTFOLIO & PROGRAM MANAGEMENT 3 MGMT7825 M.S. PROJECT MANAGEMENT CAPSTONE 3
Plan of Study
This Program offers both online and hybrid modalities. Full-time students will meet with a graduate faculty advisor to plan a program of study which meets degree and credit-hour requirements for each semester. The following is a recommended part-time schedule for the MSPM Program:
Recommended Schedule: On-line (Part-time)
Plan of Study Grid Year One Semester One Credits MGMT7025 PROJECT SCHEDULING & COST PLANNING 3 MGMT7125or MGMT7130 RISK MANAGEMENTor EMERGENCY RISK MANAGEMENT 3 Credits 6 Semester Two MGMT7225 PROJECT TEAM BUILDING & LEADERSHIP 3 MGMT7450 COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES 3 Credits 6 Semester Three MGMT7325 AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT 3 MGMT7425 MANAGING TROUBLED PROJECTS 3 Credits 6 Year Two Semester One MGMT7525 GLOBAL & VIRTUAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT 3 MGMT7625 MANAGING ERP SYSTEMS 3 Credits 6 Semester Two MGMT7725 PORTFOLIO & PROGRAM MANAGEMENT 3 MGMT7825 M.S. PROJECT MANAGEMENT CAPSTONE 3 Credits 6 Total Credits 30
Recommended Schedule: Hybrid (Full-time)
Plan of Study Grid First Year Fall Semester Credits MGMT7025 PROJECT SCHEDULING & COST PLANNING 3 MGMT7125or MGMT7130 RISK MANAGEMENTor EMERGENCY RISK MANAGEMENT 3 MGMT7225 PROJECT TEAM BUILDING & LEADERSHIP 3 MGMT7450 COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES 3 Credits 12 Spring Semester MGMT7325 AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT 3 MGMT7425 MANAGING TROUBLED PROJECTS 3 MGMT7525 GLOBAL & VIRTUAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT 3 Credits 9 Summer Semester MGMT7625 MANAGING ERP SYSTEMS 3 MGMT7725 PORTFOLIO & PROGRAM MANAGEMENT 3 MGMT7825 M.S. PROJECT MANAGEMENT CAPSTONE 3 Credits 9 Total Credits 30